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JPD: Woman awakes to find burglar in bedroom

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro woman claims she woke up to a burglar standing in her bedroom doorway.

According to a report from the Jonesboro Police Department, officers were called to an apartment on Nisbett Street late Saturday night.

The woman told officers she was asleep in her bedroom when she woke up and saw a man standing in the doorway.

The woman said the man ran downstairs and out of the apartment as soon as she saw him.

She called police from the neighbor’s apartment.

According to the report, the woman described the man as “5' 10", heavy build, black male wearing a white t-shirt and dark-colored pants.”

Police said the backdoor to the woman’s apartment had been kicked open and the doorframe was busted.

The officer on scene noticed everything in the woman’s purse and wallet had been thrown out and the woman said the suspect stole $365.

While investigating the burglary, a neighbor told officers someone knocked on her door and asked for “someone by the name of Jonathan.”

The neighbor said that hasn’t happened before and was unusual. 

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